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Travel Photo of the Week 7AUG12 Guardian Lions in Singapore

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to Singapore’s Tan Si Chong Su Temple to see the guardian lions. Guardian lions or as they are known by their Chinese name shíshī meaning stone lion, are a common architectural … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 25April12 Angkor Wat Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Sanskrit for city of temples, is both the largest religious complex and one of the oldest continually used religious sites in the world. Built in the early 12th century, the entire complex is a microcosm of the Hindu … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 13Jan12 Bali, Indonesia

Padma, the sacred lotus, is a native to tropical Asia and Queensland Australia and the subject of this week’s Travel Photo. Commonly found in water gardens, they are also commercially grown in farms as a food source as well as … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 8Dec11 Singapore

  Nicobar Pigeons are the closest living relative to the famously extinct Dodo birds. These colorful birds range from the Indian island of Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal, part of the northern range of the Malay archipelago to Thailand, … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 10Nov11 Angkor Wat, Cambodia

  This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the world’s largest religious complex Angkor Wat, Cambodia. This week’s “model” is an Apsara or in this case a Devata  – the differentiation comes from the posture of these … Continue reading

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Are You Wearing The Right Shoes For Your Adventure?

A guest post by Mer-ee for GW Nunn Adventures I know what you’re thinking… why is a stuffed lion mascot writing about shoes? He doesn’t even wear shoes!  Well I know plenty about shoes, I am packed with them all … Continue reading

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Why Do Images Of Buddha Look Different?

  Have you ever wondered why sometimes statues of Buddha are thin and serious looking and other times he is quite round and jovial? Think of the statues in your local Chinese restaurant and then your local Thai restaurant, they … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 2July11 Cambodia

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us inside the Gallery of One Thousand Buddhas in Angkor Wat in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious structure was originally built as a Hindu temple, home to … Continue reading

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Situational Awareness part 2

Part 2 A few years ago on a trip in Jamaica my cab driver stopped at an intersection and went to his trunk. As I watched through the space between the open trunk and the car from the back seat, … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 20May11 Cambodia

This weeks Travel Photo of the Week takes us inside the ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia where sunlight washes over the weathered face of an old man contemplating his cigarette. A quiet moment of reflection in an ancient … Continue reading

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